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‘Gates of Old Tehran’ at City Photo Museum

The gates were of peculiar and unique architectural design. They were covered with the best Iranian tiles that made the gates stand out as colorful monuments
A photo on display
A photo on display

A photo exhibition showing the 'Gates of Old Tehran' is underway at City Photo Museum in Tehran.
Over 40 historical photographs collected by calligrapher, page illuminator, ceramic artist, author, essayist and researcher in Iranian and Islamic arts, Kianoosh Motaqedi, are on display, reported.
The exhibit opened Monday and will run till April 19. It is one of the outcomes of a two-year library research by Motaqedi, 35.
Based on the research, he also published a book titled 'The Gates of Old Tehran.' The book was released in 2017 by the Tehran-based publishing house Peikareh in English, Persian and French. 
Dutch author and historian Willem Floor, who has written extensively on Iran, has added a foreword to Motaqedi's book that can serve as a statement of the exhibit:


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